Policy is a driving force in education. It formalizes and shapes the work of educational practitioners.

However, effective implementation of policy in educational establishments depends on 3 key elements:

  • unambiguous definitions,
  • clear goals, and
  • a means of evaluation to measure progress.

The Recommendation on DCE published by the Council of Europe in 2019 provides comprehensive guidelines for policy makers and decision-makers, based on research into the competence needs of digital citizens.


 Download the Ministerial Declaration "Citizenship education in the digital era"

Declared at the Meeting of Ministers of Education, on 26 November 2019

Find it in English - French